At the beginning of every year, I lead a workshop for business owners, guiding them through a process to create an Annual Business Plan. Now that we’re a few days into 2018, I wanted to share with you seven mistakes that business owners commonly make in planning, and what you can do to avoid them.
Frequently when I speak with owners of small businesses and ask what differentiates them I hear “Our service” or “The quality of our work.” I appreciate what they are saying but here’s the problem with that – everybody says the same thing!
This is the final installment in our 5 business growth strategies series. In this post your Houston business coach gives some hard but controversial advice! Here it is:
Say No to Bad Customers!
Not every coach or consultant would agree with this and many business owners find this advice frightening. However, out of all our business growth strategies this one may be the most liberating.
In the next few posts, I would like to share with you 5 business growth strategies that will guarantee business success. Actually, there are ONLY 5 basic strategies for business growth that we can consider. As you read each strategy be thinking about how you can improve on it within your business!
Every small business needs a written operations manual. It is absolutely essential. It does not have to be large and comprehensive, it just needs to be useful. Here are 5 reasons why your business needs this.
The number one reason most businesses do not grow is because they do not have a plan! Tweet This
It is critical for every business owner to plan annually for consistent, healthy growth! There are several reasons why owners do not plan but the fact remains you must do it to grow your business! The question is “How?”
In this post I want to give you a simple outline to follow as you create your business plan for the coming year.
Let me introduce you to two importance concepts related to business growth – efficiency and effectiveness. Both are vitally important! In a nutshell, here are the definitions:
Efficiency: Doing things right to produce consistent and rapid results
Effectiveness: Doing the right things to produce the results you want